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Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0470126795

ISBN-13: 9780470126790

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Thomas Gore, Paula Gore, James M. Giffin, Thomas Gore

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Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest veterinary practices and research, the third edition of the Horse Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook offers horse owners all of the information they need to keep their horse healthy for life. Working in partnership with their veterinarian, this volume helps readers identify potential problems, react to emergency situations, better understand options and diagnoses, and maintain good husbandry practices to keep their horse healthy. Chock full of valuable information, The Horse Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook is organized to allow readers to quickly find what they need. A special Index of Signs and Symptoms is on the inside of the front…    
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List price: $51.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 746
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Debra Eldredge, DVM, has won writing awards from both the Dog Writers Association of America and the Cat Writers' Association. Dr. Eldredge has practiced for more than twenty-five years at a small animal clinic. In addition, she is a regular columnist for Dogs in Review and is very active in the world of dog sports, participating in agility, flyball, and herding, just to name a few.Liisa D. Carlson, DVM, runs Carlson Pet Hospital, which was started by her late father, Delbert G. Carlson. She contributed extensively to the second and third editions of Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook. The late James Giffin, MD, coauthored all previous editions of this guide.

Handling and Restraint
Abdominal Pain (Colic)
Cardiovascular Collapse
Electric Shock
Exertional Myopathy (The Tying-Up Syndrome and Azoturia)
Heat Stroke
Insect Stings, Spiders, and Scorpions
Snake and Lizard Bites
Sudden Unexplained Death
Internal Parasites (Worms)
Controlling Internal Parasites
External Parasites
Controlling External Parasites
Infectious Diseases
Bacterial Diseases
Viral Diseases
Rickettsial Diseases
Systemic Fungal Diseases
Protozoan Diseases
Antibodies and Immunity
The Skin and Coat
How to Avoid Coat and Skin Problems
Sorting Out Skin Problems
Abnormal Sweating
Fungus Infections
Environmental and Traumatic Skin Disorders
Tumors and Cancers
The Eyes
Field of Vision
The Eye Exam
If Your Horse Has an Eye Problem
The Eyelids
Foreign Bodies and Chemicals in the Eye
The Outer Eye
The Eyeball
The Tearing Mechanism
The Cornea
The Inner Eye
The Blind Horse
The Ears
Ear Care
The Pinna
The Ear Canal
The Middle and Inner Ear
The Mouth
Signs of Mouth Problems
Problems in the Mouth
The Teeth
Taking Care of Your Horse's Teeth
Dental Problems
The Feet
The Laminae
The Elastic Tissues
The Hoof as a Shock Absorber
Hoof Care
Putting on Horseshoes
Natural Hoof Care
Foot Wounds and Injuries
Foot and Hoof Diseases
Navicular Disease
Laminitis (Founder)
Equine Metabolic Syndrome
The Musculoskeletal System
Conformation and Soundness
Tendon Injuries
Joint and Ligament Injuries
Developmental Orthopedic Diseases
Broken Bones
Muscle Injuries and Diseases
The Respiratory System
Nasopharyngeal Endoscopy
Signs of Nasal Irritation
The Nasopharynx
The Guttural Pouches
The Soft Palate and Epiglottis
The Throat
The Larynx
The Lower Respiratory System
The Cardiovascular System
Evaluating the Circulation
Congestive Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Disease
Vascular Diseases
Equine Blood Types
The Urinary System
Signs of Urinary Tract Disease
Diagnosing Urinary Tract Diseases
Urinary Tract Infections
Paralyzed Bladder
Uroliths (Urinary Tract Stones)
Kidney Failure
Kidney Diseases
The Nervous System
The Neurological Examination
Cranial Nerve Paralysis
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Head Trauma
Spinal Cord Problems
Brain and Spinal Cord Infections
The Digestive System
The Esophagus
The Stomach
The Small Intestines
Intestinal Obstructions
The Liver
The Rectum and Anus
Nutrition and Feeding
Nutritional Requirements
How to Feed Your Horse
Weight Gain and Loss
Wood Chewing and Cribbing
Forage Toxicities
Sex and Reproduction
The Mare
The Estrous (Heat) Cycle
Abnormal Heat Cycles